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Christina Grimmie is killed

Grimmie was shot by Kevin James Loibl while signed autographs following her performance with Before You Exit in Orlando. She was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition with three gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead just before 11 p.m. local time.

Rod Stewart is knighted

Rod Stewart was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 New Year Honours for services to music. Collecting it in July 2007 at Buckingham Palace. He was also knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honours for "services to music and charity".

'F1 2015' is released

The release date is the earliest in the history of the franchise. F1 2015 is a racing game based on the 2015 Formula One season. It also features all the drivers, cars and circuits from the 2014 season. Gamers could picked any driver from the current field and compete with them.

Raven Symone takes over ABC’s The View

Symone joined the ABC panel show The View, after three months of guest-hosting and replaced Rosie O'Donnell. She received two nominations for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host as a part of the panel. She departed the show in October 2016 in order to focus on Raven's Home, a spin-off of That's So Raven,

'Brave' premieres at SIFF

Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman and co-directed by Steve Purcell. The story is by Chapman, with the screenplay by Andrews, Purcell, Chapman and Irene Mecchi.

2Cellos release their debut eponymous album

2Cellos is the self-titled debut studio album by Croatian cello duo, 2Cellos. It was released in 2011, worldwide, through Sony Masterworks. The album peaked at number 1 on the US Billboard Top Classical Albums chart.

Chastity Bono is set to undergoing a sex change

In mid-2008, Bono began undergoing a physical and social transition from female to male. This was confirmed in June 2009 by his publicist. Bono made Becoming Chaz, a documentary film about his transition that premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The Oprah Winfrey Network acquired the rights to the documentary and debuted it in May 2011.

The final episode of 'The Sopranos' airs on HBO

Almost 12 million people melody in for the series finale of HBO’s critically respected, multi-award-winning drama The Sopranos on this day. The story revolves around the fictitious character. The mastermind behind The Sopranos was David Chase, a longtime writer and producer.

Rihanna is #1 on the UK album chart with 'Good Girl Gone Bad'

Good Girl Gone Bad is the 3rd studio album by Barbadian singer Rihanna. The album reached number one in Canada, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. As of 2017, the album had sold over 9 million copies worldwide.

'Sealed With A Kiss' is at #1 on the UK singles chart

Sealed with a Kiss is a song written by Peter Udell and Gary Geld and was most successful as a 1962 hit single for Brian Hyland. Hyland's single began its run in June 1962 and became a hit, reaching No. 3 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart.

'You're The One That I Want' is #1 on the US singles chart

Upon its release in conjunction with the film, the single became a huge international hit, reaching number 1 in several countries. In the U.S. the single reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and in July was certified Platinum for shipments exceeding 2 million copies.

Classical Era superstar Spencer Tracy dies

In June 1967, 17 days after completing what was his last film role in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Tracy awakened at 3:00 am to make himself a cup of tea in his apartment in Beverly Hills, California. When Hepburn entered the room, she found Tracy lying dead from a heart attack. He was 67.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

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Judy Garland

born 1968

Bill Burr

died 2004

Ray Charles